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    The Las Vegas betting lines for all of the 2017-18 college football bowl games Reported by CBS Sports 1 hour ago.

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The district attorney in Las Vegas is joining backers of an expanded gun background check ballot measure who are suing the state to enforce a law approved by Nevada voters in 2016. Clark County District Court Judge Joe Hardy accepted an agreement Wednesday to allow District Attorney Steve Wolfson to weigh […] Reported by Seattle Times 35 minutes ago.

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    Bitcoin Tops $13,000 - Bigger Than Citigroup For the first time in history, the price of Bitcoin has *surpassed $13,000 (rising from $12,000 in less than a day).*

    *For those keeping track, this is how long it has taken the cryptocurrency to cross the key psychological levels:*

    · $0000 - $1000: 1789 days
    · $1000- $2000: 1271 days
    · $2000- $3000: 23 days
    · $3000- $4000: 62 days
    · $4000- $5000: 61 days
    · $5000- $6000: 8 days
    · $6000- $7000: 13 days
    · $7000- $8000: 14 days
    · $8000- $9000: 9 days
    · $9000-$10000: 2 days
    · $10000-$11000: 1 day
    · $11000-$12000: 6 days
    · $12,000-$13,000:
    image courtesy of CoinTelegraph

    This pushes Bitcoin's market cap to around $220 billion (above that of Citigroup) as the* market cap of the entire cryptocurrency space is now bigger than JPMorgan*.

    While no specific catalyst is clear, we note two headlines that stood out:

    -Tokyo Financial Exchange to Begin Planning for BTC Futures-

    The Tokyo Financial Exchange, one of Japan’s leading financial exchanges, has announced that they will begin preparations for Bitcoin futures offerings at the beginning of 2018. The company boasts some high value trading partners like JP Morgan Chase and Barclays.

    The announcement suggests that the exchange will build a working group to study cryptocurrencies and the potential for futures this January. The working group is the first step toward final action and is generally a strong signal for adoption, since it preceded legislation for approval. According to the CEO Shozo Ohta:



    *“Once the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act recognizes cryptocurrencies as financial products, we will list the futures as quickly as possible. To achieve that, we will launch this working group to study various aspects, including Bitcoin’s present status, its outlook, and what form it will take root in Japan’s society.”*



    The announcement falls in line with Japan’s previous moves toward adoption of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The country was one of the first to recognize Bitcoin as a legal payment method, and has been open to increasing changes. At present, Japan is the world’s largest Bitcoin market, with about half of all Bitcoin trades globally being denominated in yen.

    -JPMorgan Switches Tact, Backs Bitcoin as New Gold-

    After Jamie Dimon drew a line in the sand for JPMorgan, calling it a ‘fraud,’ the company has once again stepped over that line, praising the digital coin as a ‘new gold.’ Analysts at JPMorgan believe that Bitcoin has changed its shape and that it could soon be joining gold as a reliable, long-term way to store wealth.* Recent growth and recent changes have seen Bitcoin lean more towards being digital gold, and this is where JPMorgan see its value*.



    *“Potential to elevate cryptocurrencies to an emerging asset class”*



    According to JPMorgan analyst Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, *the incredible spike in the value of Bitcoin is allowing it to start competing as an asset class;* and seemingly at the same time drop out of the currency race.

    There are changes afoot in the Bitcoin market, especially when it comes to making the digital currency easier to invest in. Panigirtzoglou said:



    “The prospective launch of Bitcoin futures contracts by established exchanges, in particular, has the potential to add legitimacy and thus increase the appeal of the cryptocurrency market to both retail and institutional investors.”



    *However, amid all the exuberance in bitcoin's incessant rise*, RT reports that *another question about the safety of cryptocurrency transactions was raised this Wednesday*.

    Clients of a major Las Vegas bitcoin exchange Bittrex say they *can’t withdraw their money and the company doesn’t explain why*. The clients of Bittrex, which processes about $1 billion of cryptocurrency payments per day, are angry about the delays, Business Insider reports. They claim to have verification problems but get close to no feedback from Bittrex about the situation.

    The *company admitted to "significant delays" in handling the issues, *but said they affected only "a small percentage of our overall user base."

    New identification procedures are being implemented to comply with the US anti-fraud banking regulations.

    One of Bittrex users, who asked the media to call him only by his middle name, commented on the problem.



    “Bittrex has two levels of verification. Basic Verification, which I completed, but it said it could not find any public record to match what I entered. Then [it] gives you the option to submit what they call Enhanced Verification where you have to submit Gov ID, Passport, Selfie, etc. I, in turn, did this, but that one also failed, saying 'Name Mismatch Error.' To top it off, they do not provide any settings page to correctly make the name change if [there] truly is a name mismatch,” he said.

     

    “The next step is for you to submit a support ticket, which I then completed. My support ticket was opened on November 6 with not a single response from anyone at Bitrrex. This is going on for almost 30 days now. I updated the ticket many times to no avail," he added.



    Another user complained that when he made the deposit, no verification was required.

    But it seems that is not stopping investors. As Ron Paul explains money arose via market transactions, and precious metals have served as money for thousands of years. Then government, for its own reasons, monopolized the creation of money. It has been a disaster ever since. *Competing currencies, without government intrusion, will clean up this mess. Is Bitcoin a step in the right direction?*

    We leave it to Alan Greenspan to sum up the ironic ignorance of the status quo:



    *"...you cannot tell me that you can create out of nothing something has a medium orf exchange value..."*

    Reported by Zero Hedge 28 minutes ago.

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    Since the time immemorial, it has been an article of faith of every Muslim that suicide is ‘Haram’ (prohibited) in Islam. There is a well-known Islamic precept that whoever commits suicide will go straight to hell. But the Takfirists (those who declare others as heretics) have invented a new interpretation of Islam in which suicide is glorified as ‘martyrdom’ and suicide bombing is employed as a weapon to cause widespread fear.

    Historically, suicide bombing as a weapon of war was invented by the Tamil Tigers during the eighties in their war against the Sri Lankan armed forces. The Tamils are a Hindu ethnic group of northern Sri Lanka who were marginalized by the Buddhist majority and they led a civil war in the country from 1976 until they were defeated by the Sri Lankan armed forces’ Northern Offensive in 2009.

    Among the Muslims, suicide bombing as a tactical weapon was first adopted by the Islamic Jihad in the Israel-Palestine conflict during the Second Intifada that lasted from 2000 to 2005. Then the transnational terrorists of al-Qaeda adopted suicide bombing as a weapon of choice in some of their audacious terror attacks in the US and Europe. And after that, all the regional militant groups – including the Taliban in Afghanistan, al-Shabab in Somalia, Boko Haram in Nigeria and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – have also adopted suicide bombing as a tactical weapon in their rebellions against regional adversaries.

    The phenomena of militancy and insurgency anywhere in the world has less to do with religious extremism and more with the weak writ of state in remote rural and tribal areas of the Third World’s impoverished countries, which is sometimes further exacerbated by deliberate arming of certain militant groups by regional and global players.

    The Afghan jihadists of today, for instance, are a legacy of the Cold War when they were trained and armed by the CIA against the former Soviet Union with the help of Pakistan’s security agencies and the Gulf’s petro-dollars. Similarly, the Islamic State’s militants in Syria and Iraq are a product of Washington’s proxy war in Syria in which Sunni militants were trained and armed in the border regions of Turkey and Jordan to battle the Shi’a-led government in Syria in order to contain the Shi’a resistance comprised of Iran, Syria and their Lebanon-based proxy, Hezbollah, which constituted a threat to Israel’s regional security.

    In order to empirically prove the point that militancy anywhere in the world has less to do with the professed ideology or religion of militants and more with geo-political factors, here is a brief list of some of the recent non-Muslim insurgencies around the world:

    First, as I have already described, the Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka who invented suicide bombing as a tactic of war were Hindus.

    Second, the Naxalite-Maoist insurgency in India’s north-east that has been raging since 1967 and has claimed tens of thousands of lives has been comprised of Hindus.

    Third, the insurgency of the FARC rebels in Colombia that lasted from 1964 to 2017 and claimed hundreds of thousands of lives was a conflict among the Christians.

    Fourth, the Northern Ireland conflict that lasted from 1968 to 1998 and claimed thousands of casualties was a dispute between the Protestants and the Catholics.

    Fifth, Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army that operated in Uganda, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Congo since 1987 were Christians and animists.

    Sixth, the Nuer rebellion led by Riek Machar against his former ally President Salva Kiir’s Dinka tribal group since December 2013 in South Sudan which has claimed tens of thousands of lives has been a conflict among the Christians.

    Seventh, the Hutu-Tutsi conflict that led to the Rwandan genocide in 1994 and claimed hundreds of thousands of lives was also a conflict among the Christians.

    And lastly, all the belligerents of the Second Congo War that lasted from 1998 to 2003 and claimed millions of fatalities were non-Muslims.

    Keeping all this empirical evidence in mind, it becomes amply clear that Islam as a religion is just as peaceful or ‘violent’ as Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism; and taking a cursory look at the list, it also becomes obvious that the common denominator among all these disparate insurgencies has not been religion.

    Since most of these insurgencies have affected the impoverished and underdeveloped regions of Asia, Africa and Latin America, thus the only legitimate conclusion that can be drawn from this fact is that militarization and weak writ of impoverished, developing states has primarily been responsible for breeding an assortment of militant groups in their remote rural and tribal hinterlands. That’s the only common denominator among these otherwise unrelated list of insurgencies.

    The root factors that have mainly been responsible for spawning militancy and terrorism anywhere in the world are not religion or ideology of militants but socio-economics, ethnic diversity, marginalization of disenfranchised ethno-linguistic and ethno-religious groups and the ensuing conflicts; socio-cultural backwardness of the affected regions, and the weak central control of the impoverished developing states over their territory, which is often exacerbated by deliberate training and arming of certain militant groups that were used at some point of time in history as proxies by their regional and global patrons.

    After invading and occupying Afghanistan and Iraq and when Washington’s ‘nation-building’ projects failed in those hapless countries, the US policymakers immediately realized that they were facing large-scale and popularly-rooted insurgencies against foreign occupation; consequently, the occupying military altered its CT (counter-terrorism) approach in the favor of a COIN (counter-insurgency) strategy. A COIN strategy is essentially different from a CT approach and it also involves dialogue, negotiations and political settlements, alongside the coercive tactics of law enforcement and military and paramilitary operations on a limited scale.

    Finally, excluding large-scale insurgencies, even if we take a cursory look at some individual acts of terrorism, the Virginia Tech shooting in April 2007 that claimed 32 lives was perpetrated by a South Korean Seung-Hui Cho, then a Norwegian far-right terrorist Anders Behring Breivik shot dead 77 students on the island of Utoya, Norway, in July 2011, after that, Adam Lanza carried out the Sandy Hook Elementary Schools massacre in December 2012 by killing 27 people including 20 children, and more recently, Stephen Paddock committed one of the worst mass shootings in the US history by killing 58 people in cold blood at the Las Vegas Strip in October. Reported by Eurasia Review 49 seconds ago.

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials are hoping the state will earn one of five guaranteed spots in a federal program intended to increase the number and complexity of drone flights. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Wednesday that the Federal Aviation Administration sees the program as a way to further integrate drones with national airspace. […] Reported by Seattle Times 12 hours ago.

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    This can’t miss event will be held in the company’s Las Vegas auction gallery and features almost 250 lots of time-keeping rarities for men and women from manufacturers including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Tiffany, Cartier, International Watch Company, Omega, and many others.

    LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) December 07, 2017

    Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collections, is pleased to announce this Premier Watch and Timepiece sale to be held on Monday, January 8th, 2018, starting at 6pm. All lots from this event are on display and available for preview by appointment in Morphy's Las Vegas gallery now.

    Many collectors consider Rolex a royal brand, and it is easy to understand why. Nothing says quality and prestige quite like the brand with the crown logo! This sale features many fine Rolex selections perfect for the king or queen in your life, including two outstanding stainless steel "Paul Newman" Cosmograph Daytona Rolex wristwatches. The first, lot #50, is model number 6264. Estimated at $125,000-250,000 this off-the-charts exciting watch has a black acrylic tachymeter bezel. The second, lot #104, is model number 6239. Estimated at $80,000-125,000, this fine timepiece has a steel tachymeter engraved bezel. Both of these extremely rare Rolex examples feature black matte dials with outer red minute/second tracks on white and three contrasting white subsidiary registers bearing the iconic black square deco register track and numerals. Also crossing the finish line in a pole position is lot #7, a Rolex model 6263 stainless-steel Oyster Cosmograph Daytona wristwatch. Estimated at $50,000-80,000, this up to the minute example has a black acrylic tachymeter bezel and a silver dial with three black contrasting subsidiary registers with white track indexes and numerals.

    Patek Philippe watches enjoy a well-deserved reputation for their exquisite engineering, timeless designs, and intergenerational appeal. This sale dials things up a bit with its outstanding offerings of fine Patek Philippe examples. Lot #48, a Patek Philippe 18k yellow gold model 5054 Power Reserve Moonphase wristwatch, is estimated at $10,000-20,000. It features a white dial with a power reserve indicator, moonphase, and seconds subsidiary register. The dial has black Roman numeral hour markers and a black outer minute track.  Lot #168, a stainless-steel model 3466 Patek Philippe Calatrava wristwatch, is estimated at $12,000-18,000. It is detailed with a silver dial and stainless steel baton hour markers and a subsidiary seconds register. And lot #107, an 18k yellow gold model 3563 2 Patek Philippe wristwatch, is estimated at $8,000-12,000. It simply sparkles with its champagne dial, textured gold bezel, and gold baton hour markers. 

    Cartier has been producing breathtakingly attractive timepieces since 1904, and their world-wide appeal is still strong more than a century onward. Lot #44, an 18k yellow gold Cartier model 69074 wristwatch, is estimated at $4,000-6,000. Its shapely, rectangular case features an off-white dial with black Roman numeral hour markers.  Lot #161, an 18k yellow gold women’s Cartier diamond bezel Panthere wristwatch, is estimated at $4,000-6000. This stunning timekeeper is perfectly paired with its all original 18k yellow gold Cartier bracelet with a hidden double deployant clasp. And also a big deal is lot #181, a large, 18k model 1740 Cartier Tank Americane watch, estimated at $2,500-5,000. Ideal for men or woman, this titan timepiece measures 27mm by 45mm.

    Although “Omega” is the last letter in the Greek alphabet, it is the first-choice brand of many watch collectors, especially those who favor adventure or sports inspired examples. It’s off to the races with lot #11, a 18k rose gold model 175.0084 Omega Speedmaster Chronograph wristwatch. Estimated at $6,000-12,000, its dial displays the month, day and date, and has applied lume numeral hour markers. Its case features an engraved gold tachymeter bezel. Lot #51, a stainless-steel Omega Speedmaster Caliber 861 wristwatch, is estimated at $3,000-6,000. The back of this out-of-this-world example is stamped, "FLIGHT-QUALIFIED BY NASA FOR ALL MANNED SPACE MISSIONS THE FIRST WATCH WORN ON THE MOON". And lot #98, an Omega stainless steel Speedmaster Professional wristwatch is estimated at $2,000-3,000. Designed for the true sportsman, this solid timepiece features a tachymeter DON bezel and black dial with applied baton lume hour markers and three subsidiary chronograph registers.

    Also on offer through this event are a number of first-class watch offerings from a spectrum of other popular manufacturers. Lot #10, a Breitling model A13370 stainless steel Super Avenger II wristwatch, is estimated at $4,500-6,500. Its rotating stainless steel 60-minute graduated bezel and blue dial with subsidiary chronograph registers would appeal to any superhero. It’s hip to be square with lot #6, a timelessly fashionable Bvlgari 18k square rose gold wristwatch, estimated at $10,000-20,000. And lot #166, an International Watch Co. model 9277 18k gold chronograph wristwatch with a white dial and yellow gold pointed baton hour markers will unquestionably generate worldwide attention. It is estimated at $10,000-15,000.

    Top-tier selections of watches from smaller and boutique manufacturers like Chase-Duere, Waldan International, Zodiac, and others, complete this can’t miss auction event. Lot #103, a limited edition Blancpain model 2825A 18k rose gold Leman Tourbillon Grande Date wristwatch, is a timely conclusion to this auction summary. Estimated at $40,000-60,000, it features a white matte dial with rose gold rectangle hour markers and rose gold hands with luminescent tips. 

    According to Dan Morphy, President of Morphy Auctions, "Morphy’s is honored to present this amazing collection of outstanding timepieces. The range of sporting, professional, and dress designs available for both men and women is truly breathtaking. I am personally drawn to the Rolex Daytona watches. It’s hard to believe that we have not one, but two incredibly rare Paul Newman versions on offer! We welcome you to visit our gallery in Las Vegas to view these magnificent items firsthand, or of course check them out online anytime at http://www.morphyauctions.com.”

    About Morphy Auctions:
    Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collectibles, is headquartered in Denver, PA. The company also has a satellite office in Las Vegas, NV. A full-service auction house, Morphy’s presents over 35 premier auctions annually. The company’s three-part mission includes ensuring consignor satisfaction with every auction, offering world-class customer service that goes above and beyond the call of duty, and providing relentless buyer support to create confidence for all clients seeking a trustworthy purchasing experience.

    Morphy’s team of specialists includes the nation's finest and most recognized experts in popular collecting categories including advertising; firearms; fine automobiles, automobilia and petroliana; coin-operated machines; antiques, fine, and decorative art; dolls, bears, toys, and trains; cast iron; coins; marbles; jewelry and wrist watches. Morphy Auctions is owned by President and Founder Dan Morphy, himself a lifelong and passionate collector of antiques, banks, and numerous other categories.  Morphy's has been in business since 2004 and has grown from two to over 65 employees in over a decade. Morphy Auctions is located at 2000 North Reading Road, Denver, PA 17517.  We can be reached by phone at 877-968-8880, by fax at 717-336-7115, and by email at info@morphyauctions.com. 

    Our Denver auction gallery is open seven days a week: Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 1pm.  Our Las Vegas facility is located at 4520 Arville Street, Las Vegas, NV 89103 and is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. For more information on Morphy's, please visit http://www.MorphyAuctions.com. Reported by PRWeb 12 hours ago.

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    Xyngular’s Trimstix Named Weight Management Product of the Year by SupplySide

    LEHI, Utah (PRWEB) December 07, 2017

    Xyngular, a weight loss and nutritional supplement company, received the Editor’s Choice Award for top weight management product during the 6th Annual SupplySide West 2017 Conference held in Las Vegas. The recognition comes for the company’s recently launched Trimstix product.

    The refreshing,10 calorie, on-the-go drink mix features all natural ingredients and is designed to help control blood sugar levels and curb cravings for healthy weight loss. Trimstix was singled out above all other products in the weight management category, according to conference organizers. The weight management category was one of 27 awards included at the presentation held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. Categories ranged from breakfast foods and energy drinks to personal care and women’s health supplementation.

    “We are honored by this award for several reasons,” said Russ Fletcher, CEO of Xyngular. “Primarily, it provides industry recognition that validates our efforts to create the next generation of weight management products. But it’s an even greater honor when you realize Trimstix was chosen from such a large field of outstanding products.” Fletcher added, “The award further validates that we’re meeting the demand of providing meaningful products that deliver on the benefits promised.”

    The CPG Editor’s Choice Awards are held each year and announced during the SupplySide Natural Products annual convention. According to event organizers, the awards are meant to single out one consumer packaged goods (CPG) product for achievements in innovation and market impact in 27 categories.

    For over 20 years, SupplySide has helped companies who market dietary supplements, food, beverage, personal care, cosmetic, animal nutrition and pharmaceutical professionals to “explore, discover, innovate and market their next best-selling product,” according to their website.

    About SupplySide West
    Hosted by Informa Exhibitions, this annual tradeshow and educational forum is the finished product manufacturer’s gathering place for top performers, trends, scientific advances and networking. SupplySide West is all about the exploration, discovery, innovation and marketing strategy around the development of finished consumer goods that drive the global business economy. For more information, visit http://www.supplysideshow.com.

    About Xyngular
    Xyngular is about becoming more. Founded in 2009, Xyngular features health-changing, wellness-driven products designed to help people look better, feel better, and live better. Xyngular’s product development system ensures Xyngular formulas feature the purest, most potent ingredients and are manufactured to the highest level of quality. Xyngular’s simple weight loss and business systems empower people to become the best version of themselves. The company is founded on family values with a supportive community of purpose driven individuals dedicated to helping people become more. Xyngular currently sells its products through a network of sales leaders in the United States, Canada, the Philippines and Caribbean. To learn more about Xyngular visit http://www.xyngular.com. Reported by PRWeb 12 hours ago.

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    The Killers To Headline TRNSMT CHVRCHES will play the Glasgow festival...

    *The Killers* are set to headline next summer's instalment of *TRNSMT*.

    The Glasgow festival enjoyed its first outing this summer, with preparations already under way for 2018's event.

    Liam Gallagher and Stereophonics will headline, joined by freshly announced Las Vegas kingpins The Killers.

    The band returned with a glitzy studio album this year, while live shows have seen The Killers push to the next level.

    Playing TRNSMT on July 8th, the American group will be joined by local heroes turned international success story CHVRCHES.

    Tickets go on general sale this Friday (December 8th).

    TRNSMT runs between June 29th - 30th, and July 6th - 8th.

    Join us on *Vero*, as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. Follow *Clash Magazine* as we skip merrily between clubs, concerts, interviews and photo shoots. Get backstage sneak peeks and a true view into our world as the fun and games unfold.

    **B*uy Clash Magazine* Reported by Clash 9 hours ago.

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    Updates Shareholders on Latest Developments

    Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- mCig, Inc. (OTCMKTS:MCIG), a diversified company servicing the legal cannabis markets, announced today that the company’s CEO  has agreed to invest more than $500,000 into OBITX, Inc., formerly known as GigeTech, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of MCIG. The funds will be used by the company to purchase the first of its kind, state of the art cryptocurrency ATMs.  OBITX will utilize the machines to service cannabis companies by helping to build a bridge between the “cash” business of cannabis and mainstream finance through cryptocurrency.

    The ATMs are the first of its kind and will support most forms of cryptocurrency including Bitcoin, Etherium, Litecoin and more.  They will enable dispensing of cash and transfer of funds, as well as the purchase and selling of cryptocurrency and gift cards from the machine.  The machines will feature two screens, one for transactions, and another for advertising which will be integrated with eHESIVE’s proprietary advertising platform, developed by mCIG team.  The company has already placed its first order of 125 crypto ATMs with scheduled delivery in January 2018.  The technology has been tested over the last few years and will be ready to go upon delivery.  It is projected that over 10,000 ATMs will be installed in dispensaries and mainstream locations over the next few years.

    “The space we are entering may be new to our shareholders, but it is a new and lucrative sector.  Integration with cryptocurrency was planned since the day we acquired our software and technology division. Many tech and finance projects that were developed within the last 8 months will integrate into and transform the experience of technology and transactions in this new company,” stated Paul Rosenberg, CEO of MCIG Inc.

    “I am very comfortable in OBITX management to deliver great results, that’s why I decided to help the company and invested my personal funds,” continued Paul Rosenberg.

    OBITX will be an exclusive distributor of crypto ATM for the entire cannabis market.  Cryptocurrency will not only help solve regulation, banking and payment processing issues currently troubling the marijuana industry, it is already making its way in widespread adoption in other industries as well.  

    “Let me also update our shareholders on other developments,” continued Paul Rosenberg.

    “We are a few days away from finishing our audit of OBITX. We are extremely pleased with the business model of OBITX and as soon as audit is complete, we'll file our Form S-1 with SEC to spin-off OBITX.  

    Now, let’s talk about MCIG Inc. overall strategy.

    Render Payment concluded its ICO on December 4, 2017 and is expected to be registered on an exchange platform in January 2018.  MCIG will work with Render Payment as it continues to expand its high risk merchant service cryptocurrency platform.    

    As we discussed in early press releases, the goal is to be focused on cultivation, extraction and distribution of cannabis/hemp related products. We are waiting for the approval of our license application in California City, that will allow us to manufacture different cannabis products.

    We struck a huge deal with Farm On! Foundation, currently run by extraordinary business woman, Tessa Edick, who accepted the position of CEO of NYAcres, Inc., 100% owned subsidiary of MCIG Inc. We will be one of the very few companies to grow HEMP in the New York area.

    We are looking for other opportunities to grow cannabis in other states, but, we are very careful how we proceed, since the price tag to some projects are high and we need to find balance to be profitable.

    Our construction division was completely restructured.  This took place during our second quarter, as management found that the results of the operation could be improved significantly.  Construction projects are back on track, however management is now very selective with projects and who to be involved with.  We are here to make smart deals and make money.  Our next big construction project will be in California, where we will obtain ownership rights as well.

    The company as you know, has an interest in 2 public companies. Omni Health (10% owned by MCIG) is making great progress with its FDA medical devices registration of CBD for topical pain analgesic and development of non-prescription CBD analgesic creams and ointments with fast absorption properties.  They are making smart moves as a newly restructured biotech company and have an exceptionally strong team.  Stony Hill, our partner in VITACBD brand, is a long term investment for the company and continues to also be a profitable venture.

    MCIG Inc. has recently updated the look of its website mciggroup.com and will continue to make enhancements and provide updates to shareholders on social media.

    Finally, I want to thank our shareholders for their patience and for their suggestions.  We are here for you and are working continuously and aggressively to grow MCIG Inc. and its businesses,” concluded Paul Rosenberg.

    For more information visit our websites:

    For more information about mCIG visit: www.mciggroup.comFor more information about Grow Contractors visit: www.growcontractors.comFor more information about the Cannabis Advertising Network visit: www.eHesive.comFor more information about email campaigns, lead gen and blasting visit: www.marketaro.comDownload 420Cloud on iTunes or Google Play and make a connection at:  www.420cloud.comMore information about Cannabiz Packaging and Supply in California: www.cannabiz.supplyFor more information about Cannabiz Supply in Nevada visit:  www.cannabizsupply.comLatest jobs in the cannabis industry visit 420Jobsearch at: www.420jobsearch.comFor the marijuana recipes and cooking tips visit:  www.mj.recipesFor more information about VitaCIG visit:www.vitaciggroup.comFor more information about VitaCBD visit:www.vitacbd.comFor the latest cannabis news visit: www.weedistry.comFollow us on Instagram @ https://www.instagram.com/mciginc/Visit us on Facebook @https://www.facebook.com/mCigInc/Follow us on Twitter @ https://twitter.com/mcigIncAbout OBITX, Inc

    OBITX Inc, a 100% subsidiary of mCig, Inc., is developing advanced, full featured software, and services to meet technology and business needs.  The team is comprised of experienced developers, programmers, and engineers provide a unique capacity for developing innovative products layered in complexity and designed exclusively for any business initiative.

    While OBITX Inc, covers traditional business sectors it is also concentric and specializes throughout the cannabis and hemp sectors. Expertise involves designing, building and supporting mission critical enterprise applications. Specializing in core product development areas ranging from enterprise infrastructure to low-level system applications, we deliver cutting-edge solutions that leverage our years of experience into robust end products with high availability and scalability.

    About MCIG Group (OTCQB:MCIG)

    Headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, mCig, Inc. ( OTCQB : MCIG ) is a diversified company servicing the legal cannabis, hemp and CBD markets via its lifestyle brands. mCig, Inc. is committed to being the leading distributor of technology, products, and services to fit the needs of a rapidly expanding industry. mCig, Inc. has transitioned from a vaporizer manufacturer to industry leading large scale, full service cannabis cultivation construction company with its Grow Contractors division currently operating in the rapidly expanding Nevada market.

    mCig, Inc. also employs a world renowned tech team and has recently entered the tech space to satisfy its evolving role in technology and in keeping its growing following up to speed.

    The company looks forward to growing its core competencies to service the ancillary legal Cannabis, Hemp and CBD markets, with broader expansion to take place once federal laws change. With over seventy five years of experience combined between the key players that make up the Cannabis Grow Contractors Division, mCig Inc. is proud to work with Cannabis Industry leaders and provide broad and rounded solutions for legal growers nationwide.

    Safe Harbour

    Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on current expectations, but are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. The factors that could cause actual future results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties relating to the Company’s ability to develop, market and sell products based on its technology; the expected benefits and efficacy of the Company’s products and technology; the availability of substantial additional funding for the Company to continue its operations and to conduct research and development, and future product commercialization; and the Company’s business, research, product development, regulatory approval, marketing and distribution plans and strategies.

    This release contains a non-GAAP disclosure, EBIDTA, which consists of net income plus interest expense, net, provision for income taxes and depreciation and amortization. This term, as the Company defines it, may not be comparable to a similarly titled measure used by other companies and is not a measure of performance presented in accordance with GAAP. The Company uses EBIDTA as a measure of operating performance. EBIDTA should not be considered as a substitute for net income.

    CONTACT: Media Contact:

    Paul Rosenberg

    CEO of mCig, Inc.

    paul@mciggroup.com Reported by GlobeNewswire 9 hours ago.

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    LAS VEGAS, December 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) market by Application (Paints & Coatings, Plastics, Pulp & Paper, Cosmetics) by Mineral Type (Anatase, Rutile) was ev... Reported by FinanzNachrichten.de 7 hours ago.

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    Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Renewable Energy and Power, Inc. (OTC: RBNW), a diversified corporation with markets in energy-saving technologies of LED lighting, solar and wind energy, is developing on-line advertisements for its line of LED upgraded custom ceiling panels.

    “We believe in our LED lighting products so much that we’re exploring on-line advertising which reaches those customers who already have shown an interest in the product, which makes it among the most cost-effective forms of advertising,” observed company CEO Donald MacIntyre. 

    One of the advertising programs being considered is to use the music of 13-year-old breakout artist Grace VanderWaal, who recently was recognized by receiving the ‘Rising Star Award’ at the 2017 Billboard Women in Music Awards.  Signed by Columbia Records, Renewable Energy and Power is investigating licensing either of Miss VanderWaal's captivating songs “A Better Life” or “The Darkness Keeps Chasing Me,” both from her recently released breakout album “Just the Beginning.” 

    Miss VanderWaal’s music has already been used in advertisements for Google, Honda Japan, and SC Johnson for its product Windex.

    “YouTube and the other on-line venues really require a catchy sound track.  As the most interesting young artist to appear in some time, we believe Grace’s music would be perfect for this on-line advertising.  We’d like to get Grace and Columbia to agree to change the lyrics of her song ‘Dancing in the Moonlight’ to ‘Dancing in the LED Light,’ but we’re not hopeful on that score,” joked Mr. MacIntyre. 

    The company’s division of LED Lites USA offers some of the lowest pricing available from any source for ceiling panel lighting.  The product also is improved by being upgraded with a 4” x 4” junction box that meets U.S. electrical codes, and gives customers the easiest of installations.  Additionally, the LED ceiling panels are fitted with safety hooks that keep them in place in any emergency such as hurricanes or earthquakes. 

    “The difference between LED ceiling panel lighting and traditional fluorescence is so obvious that the challenge is simply to get the consumer to initially consider it.  This advertising program will go a long way to doing just that,” said Mr. MacIntyre.

    Renewable Energy and Power’s LED products are enjoying increasing interest from those employing the on-bill, no interest loan programs that allow customers to retrofit their home and business facilities with the most up-to-date and efficient lighting at no cost to themselves.  Joint ventures of states and power utilities, the programs encourage switching to LED lighting to lower long-terms demands on energy production, resulting in less pollution and need for infrastructure which will greatly benefit the environment.

    Renewable Energy and Power, Inc.'s website, www.reappower.com, illustrates the important services and products Renewable Energy and Power, Inc. (REAP) provides to the Green Energy market to make it competitive with fossil fuels by employing proprietary new technologies in combination with existing solar and wind-power electric generation and LED lighting. REAP functions in both domestic and international markets that are in vigorous growth stages with long-term prospects. Federal and state legislation in the United States, including many tax incentives, are driving businesses and consumers to replace older technologies with the new solar and LED alternatives offered by REAP.

    Safe Harbor Act: Forward-Looking Statements are included within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements regarding our expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, financing plans, business strategy, products and services, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management for future operations, including words such as "anticipate,""if,""believe,""plan,""estimate,""expect,""intend,""may,""could,""should,""will," and other similar expressions are forward-looking statements and involve risks, uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond our control, which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from anticipated results, performance, or achievements. We are under no obligation to (and expressly disclaim any such obligation to) update or alter our forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

    CONTACT: Bruce MacIntyre
    702-685-9524
    brucem@reappower.com Reported by GlobeNewswire 6 hours ago.

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    Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that four of the firm's attorneys in the Lexington office have been named to the 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyers lists.

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (PRWEB) December 07, 2017

    Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys in the Lexington office have been named to the 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyers lists.

    Brian M. Johnson – Mr. Johnson is a Member in the firm’s Lexington office and has been named a 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyer for Business Litigation. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, RICO and securities fraud, environmental and toxic tort litigation, and white collar criminal law. He has served as lead counsel for clients involved in class actions, business disputes, environmental litigation, and RICO cases. Mr. Johnson received his B.A. from Transylvania University and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

    David A. Owen – Mr. Owen is a Member in the firm’s Lexington office and has been named a 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyer for Business Litigation. He represents businesses in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters. His litigation practice includes environmental, coal, agribusiness, toxic tort, securities and antitrust matters, as well as all types of business disputes. He also advises a variety of businesses as outside general counsel on corporate governance and litigation issues. Mr. Owen received his B.S. from Clemson University and his J.D. from Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

    Henry (Tip) Richmond – Mr. Richmond is a Member in the firm’s Lexington office and has been named a 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyer for Estate Planning. His practice consists primarily of advising clients on trust and estate matters, gift and estate tax planning, and closely-held business matters, including succession planning. He represents professionals, executives and business owners in connection with their tax, estate and business planning needs, as well as trust companies and individuals who are serving as fiduciaries of estates and trusts. Mr. Richmond received his B.A. from Wake Forest University, his J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law, and his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law.

    Emma R. Wolfe – Ms. Wolfe is an Associate in the firm’s Lexington office and has been named a 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Star for Business Litigation. Her practice includes the representation of clients in a wide variety of complex business and commercial litigation matters. She is particularly knowledgeable about intricate and complex class action, procedural and eDiscovery issues. Her experience includes matters related to commercial and residential real estate, leasehold disputes, environmental and toxic tort litigation, trusts and estate litigation, lender liability, as well as many other general business and contract disputes. Ms. Wolfe received her B.A. from State University of New York at Geneseo and her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

    Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

    About Dickinson Wright PLLC
    Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 450 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 18 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 11 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.

    Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations. Reported by PRWeb 6 hours ago.

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    BOSTON, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSPi (NASDAQ:CSPI), a provider of advanced security products and security services, as well as IT technology managed services, announced today that it was named a finalist in the “Best New Security Product” category for its ARIA™ Software-Defined Security (SDS) platform.  CSPi’s ARIA SDS platform is the only solution on the market that can meet the agile and scalable nature of DevOps processes by automatically securing both containerized and VM deployments through assured source spawning, while protecting the data with high performance, per application encryption.  This approach brings balance to the need for rapid application development and the necessity to maintain the consistent application of security policies and data access rights within a traditional IT infrastructure.  This award is the strongest recognition to date for a solution that takes a proactive and holistic approach to data and network security.“Our ARIA solution provides the critical functionality needed to fully secure a DevOps environment, without requiring changes to how application developers or InfoSec teams go about their jobs,” said Gary Southwell, General Manager, CSPi Cyber Security Products. “ARIA makes production data and other critical assets impenetrable to breaches – allowing it to span both the public and private cloud, improving latency and response times, independent of server load. In a few easy steps, developers can secure their applications with ARIA agents, and InfoSec teams can then programmatically apply the appropriate security policies to these application instances.”

    CSPi’s ARIA SDS platform deploys within the NSX architecture by allowing NSX to access specific traffic flows between any VMS, intra-server or inter-server, to take advantage of security features provided by the ARIA platform.  NSX installations leveraging ARIA can experience a ten-fold improvement in application performance by offloading key functions, such as encryption and key management, to a CSPi-provided secure intelligent network adapter. Security policies are bridged beyond NSX domains into containerized or other DevOps worlds in the public as well as private cloud infrastructures.

    The CSPi ARIA SDS solution allows:

    · Offloading of core-intensive services, like encryption, to an intelligent NIC - up to 50 Gbps line rate
    · Breach-proof server applications by leveraging the NIC for key storage and execution
    · Visibility and provisioning of security policies across virtual environments
    · Integration with NSX – map network flows to SDS Security services 
    · Ten-fold cost reduction in deploying crypto services by offloading server cores and avoiding server upgrades

    To learn more about CSPi’s ARIA SDS platform visit: https://www.cspi.com/ARIA

    The Best of VMWorld Awards were initially announced on Aug. 29 at VMWorld 2017 sponsored by VMware in Las Vegas. As the official media partner for the VMWorld Awards for the 11th year in a row, TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com™ staff appointed a team of experts and editors that selected winning products from more than 150 entries. The team judged the products according to their innovation, value, performance, reliability, and ease of use. The full list of winners and finalists is available at http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/.

    *About CSPi*
    CSPi (NASDAQ:CSPI) maintains two distinct and dynamic divisions - the High Performance Products, including the Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, and Technology Solutions - with a shared vision for technology excellence. CSPi’s HPP division offers advanced cybersecurity solutions, as well as extreme-performance ethernet adapters for diverse applications, including security, financial trading, content creation/distribution, storage networking applications. CSPi’s Technology Solutions division provides innovative technology solutions for network solutions, wireless and mobility, unified communications and collaboration, data center solutions, advanced security, along with professional and managed services across those technology focus areas. CSPi Technology Solutions works with the world’s leading IT software and infrastructure companies to create solutions for the unique IT requirements of its customers. For more information, please visit www.cspi.com.

    Myricom and ARIA are trademarks of CSP Inc. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective owners.

    This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements, as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including those relating to the products and services described herein. You can identify these statements by the use of the words “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “would,” “plans,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “continue,” “estimate,” “project,” “intend,” “likely,” “forecast,” “probable,” “potential,” and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated. The Company cautions that numerous factors could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking statements made by the Company. Such risks include general economic conditions, market factors, competitive factors and pricing pressures, and others described in the Company's filings with the SEC. Please refer to the section on forward-looking statements included in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Contact Information:
    Amy Carey
    CSPi
    Email: amy.carey@cspi.com Reported by GlobeNewswire 6 hours ago.

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    LAS VEGAS, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The AGEM Index experienced significant gains for the third month in a row during November 2017. The composite index closed the month at 492.64 points, a gain of 17.30 points or 3.64 percent, when compared to October 2017. The AGEM Index reported a year-over-year increase for the 26th consecutive month and has climbed 184.50 points, or 59.88 percent, since November 2016.

    During the latest period, seven of the 12 global gaming equipment manufacturers reported month-to-month increases in stock price. Five manufacturers reported decreases in stock price during the month, with one posting double-digit declines.

    The three broader stock market indexes produced exceptional results in October. The S&P 500 reported a month-to-month increase of 2.81 percent to 2,647.58. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 3.83 percent to 24,272.35, while the NASDAQ increased 2.17 percent during the period to 6,873.97.

    Selected positive contributors to the November 2017 AGEM Index included the following:

    · International Game Technology PLC (IGT) contributed 12.99 points due to a 16.98 percent increase in stock price to $27.49.
     
    · Konami Corp. (TYO:9766) reported a 7.82 percent increase in stock price to 5,930¥ and contributed 8.69 points.
     
    · Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) contributed 6.88 points due to a 10.61 percent increase in stock price to $52.65.

    Selected negative contributors included the following:

    · With its stock price falling 7.86 percent to AU$21.70, Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL) contributed negative 12.88 points.
     
    · Ainsworth Game Technology (ASX:AGI) reported a 10.09 percent decrease in stock price to AU$2.05, contributing negative 0.79 points.  

    Infographics accompanying this release are available at

    http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/020b0fac-ad17-4eb5-a14f-a6db62076542

    http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/6ba86522-a2b8-4445-8888-624259deba39

    In November, Aristocrat Technologies (ASX:ALL) announced an agreement to acquire Big Fish Games, Inc. from Churchill Downs. From 2014 until the acquisition closing by Aristocrat, Big Fish was Churchill Downs’ social casino. The purchase price is $990 million in cash. The acquisition represents Aristocrat’s second in this space in the second half of 2017. In August, Aristocrat announced the purchase of Plarium, an Israeli social game company, for $500 million, which closed in October.

    The Big Fish acquisition comes in the wake of a moderating financial performance. On a year-over-year basis, revenues at Big Fish decreased by $4.4 million in the third quarter of 2017, and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) declined by $10.2 million, largely from an increase in user acquisition expense and overall operating expenses.

    The acquisition in question is the latest in a series of high-value transactions in the social gaming space, with previous notable transactions including the $4.4 billion sale of Playtika by Caesars in 2016 to Shanghai Giant Network Technology Company (and other investors) and the $825 million sale of DoubleDown in April 2017 by IGT to an affiliate of DoubleU Games Co., a South Korean company. The Big Fish sale is scheduled for review and potential approval in Q1 2018.

    In November, Agilysis released its second quarter results for its fiscal year 2018 (through September 2017). Net revenues fell 7.8 percent year-over-year during this period, decreasing from $32.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 to $30.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2018. Despite the revenue dip, adjusted EBITDA margin increased on a year-over-year basis from 4.0 percent to 7.7 percent. Adjusted EBITDA grew on a year-over-year basis from $1.3 million during the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 to $2.3 million during the second quarter of fiscal year 2018. Gross profit margin grew on a year-over-year basis from 48.6 percent in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 to 51.0 percent in the same period of fiscal year 2018, driven by a $2.03 million year-over-year drop in cost of goods sold.

    Everi also released its third quarter results for its fiscal year 2017. On a year-over-year basis, Everi’s quarterly net revenues increased $25.1 million, from $222.2 million to $247.3 million (11.3 percent increase). Adjusted EBITDA grew on a year-over-year basis from $51.6 million to $53.2 million (2.8 percent increase). As a result, the adjusted EBITDA margin declined on a year-over-year basis from 23.2 percent in the third quarter of 2017 to 21.5 percent in the most-recent period. Everi is also seeking to refinance its term loan and senior unsecured notes to reduce interest expenses and extend its debt maturity profile.

    *The AGEM Index*
    The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) produces the monthly AGEM Index that comprises 13 global gaming suppliers throughout the world. A total of 8 suppliers are based in the United States and are listed on the NYSE, Nasdaq or OTC market, while two trade on the Australian exchange, one supplier trades on the Athens exchange, one on the Tokyo exchange, and another trades on the Taiwan OTC exchange. The index is computed based on the month-end stock price (adjusted for dividends and splits) of each company and weighted based on approximation of market capitalization. Market capitalizations for manufacturers trading on foreign exchanges have been converted to US dollar-equivalents as of month-end for comparability purposes. The AGEM Index is based on a 100-point value as of January 2005.

    *About AGEM*
    AGEM is an international trade association representing manufacturers of electronic gaming devices, systems, lotteries, and components for the gaming industry. The Association works to further the interests of gaming equipment manufacturers throughout the world. Through political action, tradeshow partnerships, information dissemination and good corporate citizenship, the members of AGEM work together to create benefits for every company within the organization. Together, AGEM and its member organizations have assisted regulatory commissions and participated in the legislative process to solve problems and create a positive business environment.

    *AGEM Index*
    The AGEM index and overview is prepared by Applied Analysis (AA). AA is a Nevada-based advisory services firm providing consultation services for public and private entities. The company utilizes extensive experience in economics, information technology and finance to provide a wide range of services, including urban economic consulting, financial advisory services, market analysis, public policy analysis, hospitality industry and gaming consulting, and information system and technology consulting.

    *AGEM Membership Roster*

    *AGEM Gold Members:*

    · AGS
    · Ainsworth Game Technology
    · Aristocrat Technologies
    · Everi Holdings Inc.
    · International Game Technology PLC (IGT)
    · Konami Gaming
    · Merkur Gaming
    · NOVOMATIC Group
    · Scientific Games
    · Sega Sammy Creation

                       
    *AGEM Silver Members:* Action Gaming, Aruze Gaming America, Casino Technology, Crane Payment Innovations (CPI), Gaming Partners International (GPI), JCM Global, NYX Gaming Group, Ortiz Gaming, Quixant PLC, Suzo-Happ Group, TCSJohnHuxley, William Hill US and Zitro.

    *AGEM Bronze Members: *Abbiati Casino Equipment, Alfastreet, Amatic Industries, APEX gaming, Astro Corp., BetConstruct, Bingotimes Digital Technology, Boss Gaming, Cammegh Limited, Century Gaming Technologies, CG Technology (CGT), Cole Kepro International, DR Gaming Technology (DRGT), Euro Games Technology (EGT), Exacta Systems, FBM, Galaxy Gaming, Gamblit Gaming, GameCo, Gaming Arts, Gaming Support, Glory Global Solutions, Grand Vision Gaming, Incredible Technologies, Inspired Gaming, Interblock USA, Intervision Gaming, ISMS, Jackpot Digital, Jumbo Technology, Matsui Gaming Machine Co., Metronia, PariMAX, Patriot Gaming & Electronics, Spintec, Table Trac, Vantiv Entertainment Solutions, Wells-Gardner Technologies and Win Systems.

    *AGEM Associate Members: *3M Touch Systems, Adlink Technology, Advantech-Innocore, Agilysys, AMD, ArdentSky, Arrow International, Asimex Global, Atrient, Automated Cashless Systems, Automated Systems America, Inc. (ASAI), Axiomtek, British Group Interactive (BGI), Camryn Industries, CardConnect, Carmanah Signs, Casino Connection International, Casino Screens, Catapult Global, CDC Gaming Reports, CMC Trading Engineering, Cooper Levenson, Digital Gaming Corporation, Digital Instinct, DiTronics Financial Services, Duane Morris LLP, EFCOtec Corporation, Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, Elite Gaming Technology, Esterline Interface Technologies, Fantini Research, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, Fox Rothschild, G2 Game Design, Gambling Compliance, Gaming and Entertainment Touch Technology, Gaming Capital Group, GAN, Ganlot, Gary Platt Manufacturing, Gasser Chair Company, Genesis Interactive Technologies, GeoComply USA, Get in Global, Global Gaming Group (G3), Greenberg Traurig, House Advantage, Howard & Howard, Impact Display Solutions, Intel, IPS, James Industries, James Industry Research Group, JCS Technologies, Jones Walker, KEY-BAK, Kontron, Lazcano Sámano, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, Lightstone Solutions, Majestic Realty, Media Resources, NanoLumens, Olsen Gaming / Spectronix, Outpost Creative, Passport Technology, Patir Casino Seating, Portilla Ruy-Díaz y Aguilar, Proforma GPS, Regulatory Management Counselors (RMC), RMMC, RSM US LLP, SAP, SCA Gaming, Shenzhen General Lottery Technology Co., Sightline Payments, Skilled Game Development, Slot Constructor, Southco, Southwest Manufacturing Services, Spin Games, StylGame USA, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, Talent Associates, The Bright Group, Touch Dynamic, Touch Embedded Solutions, Tournament One, TOVIS, TraffGen USA, TransAct Technologies, Veridocs, Wells Fargo, Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) and Zebra Technologies.

    CONTACT: For More Information, Contact:
    Marcus Prater, Executive Director
    P.O. Box 50049, Henderson, NV 89016-0049
    702.812.6932 | AGEM.org@cox.net Reported by GlobeNewswire 6 hours ago.

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    This Is What 284 MPH Feels Like Inside the Record-Breaking Koenigsegg Agera RS Early last month, the Koenigsegg Agera RS became the world's fastest production car after reaching a maximum speed of 284.55 mph (457.94 km/h) somewhere near Las Vegas in the Mojave desert. That's right, not only did the Swedes at Koenigsegg take the speed crown away from Bugatti - which is backed by the billions of dollars the Volkswagen Group has at its disposal - but they did it on a quite narrow two-lane public road, albeit... Reported by autoevolution 5 hours ago.

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    LAS VEGAS, December 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Microcapspeculators.com News Commentary It's frightening to know that almost 50% of all deaths in high-income countries are the result of cardiovascular... Reported by FinanzNachrichten.de 4 hours ago.

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    LAS VEGAS, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- *Isodiol International Inc.* (CSE:ISOL) (OTC:ISOLF) (FSE:LB6A.F)* (the “Company” or “Isodiol”)*, a global Bioactive Phytoceutical innovator specializing in the development of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, announced today that Dr. Ronald Aung-Din, Medical, Science and Development Advisor at Isodiol, will present at the 25th Annual American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) World Congress being held at the Venetian/Palazzo Resort in Las Vegas, December 14-16.Dr. Aung-Din, a board-certified neurologist with more than 35 years of experience in general neurology and neuro-psychiatry, will take the stage to discuss how Direct Effects Technology™ has refashioned the application of CBD for those suffering from conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, peripheral neuropathy and cluster headaches. Direct Effects is a patented non-systemic delivery system utilized in Isodiol’s IsoDerm Direct Effects Cream. The topical is applied to the back of the neck at the hairline, where it is picked up by the free nerve endings located in the dermis of the skin for a highly effective delivery of the compound.

    “We have long been working with neurologists and physicians in Brazil to bring relief to patients using this technology and look forward to having our newly appointed advisor, Dr. Aung-Din, share the science behind Direct Effects with A4M attendees,” said Marcos Agramont, CEO of Isodiol. “Direct Effects has made IsoDerm more effective for those suffering from neurological, psychiatric, and physical pain. We plan to develop further products utilizing the Direct Effects delivery method.”

    The speaking engagement follows Isodiol’s announcement that the company has acquired the global rights for the patented Direct Effects Technology. The licensing rights apply to IsoDerm, as well as five other propriety pharmaceutical compounds to be delivered by the Direct Effects system. The official press release can be viewed here.

    IsoDerm Direct Effects Cream, along with Isodiol’s diverse product line which includes non-cannabis CBD tablets, transdermal patches, and CBD-infused beverages, will be exhibited during the event at BOOTH 4085.

    For more information on Isodiol, please visit www.isodiol.com 

    *About Isodiol International Inc.*

    *Isodiol International Inc.* is the market leader in pharmaceutical and nutraceutical grade phytochemical compounds and the industry leader in the manufacturing and development of phytoceutical consumer products.

    Isodiol is the pioneer of many firsts for the cannabis industry including commercialization of 99%+ pure, bioactive pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, micro-encapsulations, and nanotechnology for the highest quality consumable and topical skin care products.

    Isodiol's growth strategy includes the development of over-the-counter and pharmaceutical drugs, expanding its phytoceutical portfolio and will aggressively continue international expansion into Latin America, Asia and Europe.

    *Join Us On Facebook*: https://www.facebook.com/isodiol/
    *Twitter:* @isodiol

    *ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD*
    Marcos Agramont, CEO & Director

    *INVESTOR RELATIONS:*
    Ir@isodiol.com
    www.isodiol.com

    *MEDIA CONTACT:*
    Carrie Booze
    North 6th Agency
    212-334-9753 ext.142
    Isodiol@n6a.com

    *Forward-Looking Information:* This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities laws relating to statements regarding the Company's business, products and future of the Company’s business, its product offerings and plans for sales and marketing. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking information are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Readers are cautioned to not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Such forward looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance and developments to differ materially from those contemplated by these statements depending on, among other things, the risks that the Company's products and plan will vary from those stated in this news release and the Company may not be able to carry out its business plans as expected. Except as required by law, the Company expressly disclaims any obligation, and does not intend, to update any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information in this news release. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking information are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct and makes no reference to profitability based on sales reported. The statements in this news release are made as of the date of this release.

    The CSE has not reviewed, approved or disapproved the content of this press release.

      Reported by GlobeNewswire 4 hours ago.

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    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three gambling companies have agreed to end their legal battle over the proposed acquisition of NYX Gaming by Scientific Games. The Las Vegas-based firms hope to join forces and become a leader in the as-yet unapproved U.S. sports betting market. But William Hill, a rival based in London, had threatened to derail the deal by using stock it owns in NYX. On Thursday, the companies said they will end their complicated international litigation, adding that William Hill will now support the deal. The companies anticipate the Supreme Court will legalize sports betting, creating a huge new market in the U.S. The case was heard on Monday, but a decision may take until June. Reported by SeattlePI.com 4 hours ago.

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    Medical examiners in Las Vegas have determined that comic Ralphie May's death was from high blood pressure and heart disease. Reported by Newsday 3 hours ago.

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    LAS VEGAS, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aristocrat Technologies (Aristocrat) has completed the acquisition of the complete source code and hardware design for a promotional kiosk solution developed by Phi Gaming, LLC. Additionally, the two parties entered into a development agreement to further acceleration of Aristocrat’s Oasis 360™ Loyalty Kiosk. The agreement extends Aristocrat’s digital content and advanced marketing solutions within its multiple award-winning Oasis 360™ casino management system portfolio.Aristocrat chose Phi Gaming because of its penchant for service and delivery of quality innovative products. Like the Oasis 360 system, Phi Gaming’s platform is built on open architecture, giving the Oasis 360 system unrivaled flexibility to integrate into casino management systems of any property’s choosing.

    Aristocrat’s Vice President of System Sales Clark Warren said, “Phi Gaming’s modern kiosk design is best-of-breed, and we are excited to add their kiosk solution to the Oasis 360 suite of products. This acquisition reflects an important milestone in Aristocrat’s commitment to provide an end-to-end solution for our customers.”

    “We are grateful to Aristocrat and will deliver simple, useful, and amazing products to the Oasis 360 portfolio,” said Diallo Gordon, President and CEO of Phi Gaming LLC. “Our product synergies are only second to our mutual desire to delight and spoil our customers with solutions that suit patron desires and customer preferences. We revel in ensuring customers get what they need before they ask and to be aggressively innovative in keeping that promise.”

    Aristocrat’s Oasis Loyalty Kiosk is HTML5-based, sleek, modern, and affords casino operators the flexibility to offer virtual or physical drawings, swipe and win promotions, earn and get promotions, sports pick ‘ems, event pick ‘ems, customizable HTML5 games, wayfinding, digital advertising and static promotions.

    The Oasis Loyalty Kiosk stands out in the marketplace with its flexibility, usability, and forward-thinking service capabilities. The solution is offered in a single point of failure proof LTE wireless or wired cloud-based configuration that eliminates the need for complex infrastructure and cabling. The cloud-delivered or on-premise solution supports both single and multi-site operator configurations.

    For more information about the Oasis 360 system or any of Aristocrat’s industry-leading solutions, contact your Aristocrat representative or visit www.aristocrat-us.com and join Aristocrat on Facebook and Twitter.

    *About Aristocrat*
    Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL), a leading global provider of land-based and online gaming solutions. The Company is licensed by more than 200 regulators and its products and services are available in more than 90 countries around the world. Aristocrat offers a diverse range of products and services including electronic gaming machines and casino management systems. For further information, visit the company’s website at www.aristocrat-us.com.

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